18] Protest G20
19] Silent vigil at
20] Eco/Justice Café – Nov. 14
21] TEACHING REBELLION – Nov. 14
22] Vigil at Walter Reed – Nov. 14
23] Ballroom dancing – Nov. 14
24] Workers World conference – Nov. 15-16
25] Peace vigil in
26] Peace vigil at Capitol – Nov. 15
28] Teaching in Urban
29] Olney vigil to end the war – Nov. 15
30] Film THE PRICE OF SUGAR – Nov. 15
31] Celebrate directors of Project South – Nov. 15
32] Film WRITTEN ON THE WIND – Nov. 15
33] We Are One Movement – Nov. 15
34] Reflection on the Election -- Nov. 16
35] Jim Wallis in
36] African Service – Nov. 16
37] Bridge peace vigil – Nov. 16
38] Plan inauguration protests – Nov. 16
40] Peace Walk in D.C. – Nov. 16
41] Peace vigil – Nov. 16
42] Peacemakers of the Year award gala – by Nov. 16
43] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – Nov. 16
44] Pentagon vigil – Nov. 17
45] Death penalty demonstration – Nov. 17
46] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Nov. 17-20
47] Pledge of Resistance meeting – Nov. 17
48] Climate Action Now rally – Nov. 18
49] UNITE HERE march for hotel workers – Nov. 18
50] Tuesday peace vigil – Nov. 18
51] Ecolocity D.C. meeting – Nov. 18
52] Amnesty meeting – Nov. 18
53] Peace vigil in
54] Peace vigil in W.
57] Israel/Palestine roundtable – Nov. 20
58] Death penalty commission meeting – Nov. 20
59] Support legislation to keep Guard at home – Nov. 20
60] Restorative Justice Conference – Nov. 20
61] IWW meeting – Nov. 20
62] SOA Watch – Nov. 21-23
63] Film THE PRISONER – Nov. 21
64] Support Peoples Weekly World at election discussion – Nov. 22
65] Pray for Peace – Nov. 22
66] Death penalty meeting – Nov. 25
67] First Thursday protest of the war – Dec. 4
68] MUPJ conference – April 4, 2009
69] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
70] Publish your peace article
71] Become a member of the
72] Click on The Hunger Site
18] – Global Justice Action is hosting two days of actions and events to protest the G20 summit and show real alternatives to capitalism. On Fri., Nov. 14 from 4 to 5 PM, Students for a Democratic Society will be at the Department of Education for the Student Power for Accessible Education Day of Demands. They'll be rallying outside it with hopscotch and jump rope and showing the world how student debt is connected to the credit crunch, as well as delivering a letter to the Department of Education with representatives from D.C. area high schools and universities.
From 5 to 7 PM, there will be a People's Banquet in
Co-Sponsored by Global Justice Action, Casa de Maryland, the
Then on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10 AM, gather for a rally and carnival at the
19] – There is a silent vigil on Fri., Nov. 14 from 5 to 6 PM outside of
20] – On Nov. 14, from 6 to 10 PM, there will be an Eco/Justice Café at the UDC Firebird Inn, Building 39, B-Level, 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW, WDC 20008. The café will feature music, poetry, an open mike session, food, drink, good people, good cheer, good info and good karma. The suggested donation levels are $15/ $10 students/$5 kids with the proceeds supporting additional environmental and justice activism.
Email Zaharapeace@gmail.com if you are interested registering a free table at the event. In return, we ask you to send an email to your list encouraging your folks to attend.
21] – On Fri., Nov. 14 at 7 PM at Red Emma's,
22] – SHED LIGHT ON US WAR CASUALTIES: FROM THE FRONT LINE TO THE BACK DOOR of Walter Reed Army Medical Center (North Gate), every Friday night, from 7 to 9 PM in the middle of the 7100 block of Georgia Ave., NW. Call 202-441-3265. Go to http://www.codepinkalert.org/Local_CODEPINKs_Washington_DC.shtml.
23] – There is an opportunity to participate in ballroom dancing, usually every Friday of the month, in the JHU ROTC Bldg. at 8 PM. Turn south on
24] – The Workers World Party Conference will be held in New York City from Sat., Nov. 15, starting with registration between 9 and 10 AM, through Sun., Nov. 16, beginning at 8:30 AM, and finishing at 2:30 PM. The theme will be The New Situation in the
25] – Each Saturday, 11 AM – 1 PM, Chester County Peace Movement holds a peace vigil in West Chester in front of the Chester County Courthouse, High & Market Sts. This vigil has been the target of counter-demonstrators and harassment from the "
26] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Sat., Nov. 15. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It. --Psalms 34:14." The vigil lasts one hour and is silent except when one responds to the occasional questions. Go to http://www.quaker.org/langleyhill/seekpeace.htm or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
27] – On Sat., Nov. 15 from 1 to 4 PM, there will be a DREAM BRIDGE CONCERT at the UDC Auditorium, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW, WDC. Over 30 years after the end of the Vietnam War, Vietnamese children are still being born with birth defects as a result of their parents' or grandparents' exposure to Agent Orange, the toxic defoliant dropped by the
28] – On Sat., Nov. 15 at 2 PM at Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St, Dr. Walter Gill will give a lecture and then sign copies of his book TEACHING IN URBAN AMERICA: A Formula for Change. There will be a video screening. Call 410-366-7160 or go to www.prattlibrary.org/locations
29] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 3:15 to 4:15 PM, on the corner of Rt. 108 and Georgia Ave. in Olney, MD. The next vigil is Nov. 15. Call 301-774-9792.
30] – Howard County Friends of Latin America presents THE PRICE OF SUGAR, a documentary film by Uncommon Productions, on Sat., Nov. 15 at the Howard County Central Library, 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia, MD 21044. At 3:30 PM, there will be an opportunity to enjoy refreshments and to socialize. The film begins at 4 PM, and a discussion will follow. The film is narrated by the late Paul Newman and follows Father Christopher Hartley as he organizes Haitian cane-cutters on Dominican sugar plantations. According to filmmaker Bill Haney, people are paid less than a dollar a day. Go to http://www.thepriceofsugar.com/trailer.shtml. Leading the discussion will be Rev. Simon Bautista Betances, an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Washington who was born in the
Donations will be accepted for Comedor Infantil in
31] – Celebrate Jerome Scott and Walda Katz-Fishman on Nov. 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Busboys and Poets,
32] – There is a benefit for city seniors on Sat., Nov. 15 at 7 PM, hosted by the Lauraville Improvement Association. The Douglas Sirk film WRITTEN ON THE WIND  will be shown, and there will be a discussion afterwards led by Christopher Llewellyn Reed, asst. professor Film, Video & Theatre,
33] – We Are One Movement Concert is on Sat., Nov. 15 from 7 to 11 PM at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I Street SW, WDC. The featured artists are Anne Feeney and Charlie King. Email Opeiu2sjc@aol.com or DCLaborForPeace@yahoogroups.com.
34] – There will be a talk “Reflection on the Election” by Richard Katz at the Baltimore Ethical Society, Congress Hotel, Suite 102, 306 W. Franklin St., Baltimore 21201, on Sun., Nov. 16. Doors open at 10:30 AM. Call 410-581-2322. Go to http://baltimoreethicalsociety.org.
35] – Jim Wallis, author of the New York Times best-seller, The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post-Religious Right America, will be speaking on Sun., Nov. 16 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 811 Cathedral St. He will preach at the regularly scheduled Sunday worship service at 10:30 AM, and following the service, at 12:15 PM, will present this year's Ferris Lecture. A book signing will immediately follow. RSVP to email@example.com. Call 410-685-1130 ext. 2010.
36] – On Sun., Nov. 16, the KALAFONG AME CHURCH invites you to a Prayer for Africa at 11 AM at the HISPANIC SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST DAY CHUCH, 5100 Edmondson Ave.,
37] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
38] – Finally, on Sun., Nov. 16, from noon to 3 PM, join the D.C. Activist Coalition for a post-election strategy and planning meeting for the upcoming Inauguration protests. The meeting is at the People's
39] – Sharing Jerusalem [www.sharingjerusalem.org] and WIAMEP [www.wiamep.org] are holding its monthly prayer service for peace and workshop on impediments to peace on Sun., Nov. 16 from 3 to 5 PM at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 E. Capitol St., NE, WDC. There is free parking in the Supreme Court parking lot, located on
Focusing on Sharing
40] – Join the weekly Peace Walk on the Mall at 4 PM on Sun., Nov. 16 starting at the WWII Memorial (
41] – On Sun., Nov. 16, from 5 to 6 PM, there will be an ecumenical peace vigil in
42] – On Sun., Nov. 16, Pax Christi Metro DC and Baltimore will host its Peacemaker of the Year dinner at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Arlington, VA. Bishop Thomas Gumbleton will celebrate mass at 5 PM. Dinner will follow, and then Camilo Mejia, chairperson, board of directors,
43] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
44] – There is a weekly Pentagon Peace Vigil from 7 to 8 AM on Mondays, since 1987, outside the Pentagon Metro stop. The next vigil is Mon., Nov. 17, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
45] – There is usually a vigil to abolish the death penalty every Monday from 5 to 6 PM, outside the prison complex and across the street from Maryland’s death row, at the corner of Madison Ave. and Fallsway in
46] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 6 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community. The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
47] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets every Monday. The next meeting is on Mon., Nov. 17 at 7:30 PM at the AFSC,
48] – Join New Dream, 1sky, and over twenty partnering organizations on Tues., Nov. 18 from 12-1 PM at Upper Senate Park, Capitol Hill, in a rally for Climate Action Now. Go to http://www.newdream.org/emails/al32.html.
49] – UNITE HERE is calling for a mass mobilization, a march and food drive, on Tues., Nov. 18 at 4 PM at War Memorial Plaza to support the workers at the Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel. Bring canned goods to support the Hotel Workers Rising Campaign. Call 301-461-9544.
50] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
51] – There is a meeting of Ecolocity DC every Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM at the EMERGENCE COMMUNITY ARTS COLLECTIVE, 733 Euclid St. NW,
52] – Amnesty Chapter 228 meets regularly at 7:30 PM in rooms 18/19 of the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, Columbia, MD, on the third Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be on Nov. 18. Go to www.amnesty228.com.
53] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
54] – Each Wednesday in clear weather, there is a peace vigil from 5 to 6 PM outside the Unitarian Society of Germantown, 6511 Lincoln Drive (between Wayne & Hortter) in West Mount Airy, PA. The next vigil is Nov. 19. Call 215-843-4256 or email email@example.com.
55] – WIB
56] – Each Wednesday, there is a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in
57] – On Thurs., Nov. 20, the WEEKLY ROUNDTABLE SEEKING A JUST PEACE IN PALESTINE/ISRAEL takes place from 12:30 - 1:30 PM at Potter's House, 1658 Columbia Road NW, WDC. Join a civil discourse which explores the history, issues, myths, realities, and truth of the conflict between
58] – The
59] – There is a plan in the Maryland legislature to pass a law requiring that the National Guard not be used in illegal wars. Sen. Richard Madaleno, from Montgomery County, has promised to introduce such legislation. He is urging all concerned parties to be at the Priorities Hearing on Thurs., Nov. 20 at 6 PM to support his bill. The hearing is in the 1st Floor Auditorium, Executive Office Bldg.,
Madaleno requests that people sign up to speak in favor of his legislation. Others, who may not want to speak or who can't get on the agenda, can still help. When a speaker supports the legislation, as do lots of Marylanders, others can silently rise and wave and then sit back down.
60] – Maryland's Second Restorative Justice Conference takes place on Thurs., Nov. 20 at Howard Community College, Columbia, MD. Restorative Justice is a rapidly growing social movement that emphasizes accountability, healing, and reconciliation in response to harm done to individuals or communities. The conference's goals are to increase the understanding and awareness of the benefits of using restorative practices and principles, to promote increased use of existing restorative justice principles, practices and programs in
61] – The
62] – SOA Watch – Fri., Nov. 21 through Sun., Nov. 23 – will converge on Fort Benning, Georgia for the annual vigil to close the School of the Americas. It will be an opportunity for the progressive movement to push the next administration to put closure on the agenda.
63] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS VIDEO SERIES. The next film, THE PRISONER [USA/GERMANY, 2007], will be shown Fri., Nov. 21 at AFSC,
The film was produced, directed and written by
64] – You are invited to an evening of political discussion and celebration of the people’s Nov. 4th landslide victory. How can you insure that issues such as universal health care, job creation, foreclosure prevention and an end to the
65] – Fr. Charles Cloughen Jr. [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] invites you to pray for peace on Sat., Nov. 22 at 7:30 PM at St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church, 2600 Wilkens Ave.
66] – The Coalition Against the Death Penalty will meet Tues., Nov. 25 at 7 PM at the AFSC,
67] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore hosts an End the War! End the Occupation! rally on Thurs., Dec. 4 starting at 5 PM in
68] – The 24th annual Maryland Peace and Justice conference has been set for April 4, 2009 at the Church of the Resurrection in Burtonsville, MD, easily accessible off of Rt. 29. Please put the date on your calendar and try not to schedule any other major events on that day. Thanks so much for your cooperation, and the organizers hope to see you there! Call Paulette at 410-747-3811.
69] – WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER signs from Friends Committee on National Legislation are again for sale at $5. To purchase a sign, call Max at 410-366-1637.
70] – Publish Your Peace Article. Daniel Frasier is soliciting peace articles for the biweekly series of commentaries Paths to Peace in the Frederick News Post Religion and Ethics section. For details, email email@example.com.
71] – Become an active member of the
72] – The Hunger Site was initiated by Mercy Corps and Second Harvest, and is funded entirely by advertisers. You can go there every day and click the big yellow "Give Food for Free" button near the top of the page; you do not have to look at the ads. Each click generates funding for about 1.1 cups of food. So consider clicking.
73] – Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil takes place every day in Lafayette Park, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 24 hours a day, since June 3, 1981. Go to http://prop1.org; call 202-682-4282.
"One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not be possible to turn the